Meet the Author - Billy Kay - Knee Deep in Claret

Saturday 23 April 2022

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Date:
Saturday 23 April 2022
Time:
7 pm
Location:
St Catharine's Community Centre, PH10 6EX
Price:
£15 £13 for members
Author:
Billy Kay

Wine has been an interest of Billy Kay´s since he studied French and Scottish literature at Edinburgh University. He is co–author, with Cailean Maclean of the book Knee Deep in Claret A Celebration of Wine, France and Scotland


Billy Kay tells the story of Scotland's other national drink,  the red wine of Bordeaux called claret, which once linked Scotland and France so closely it became known as "the bloodstream of the Auld Alliance"  Tonight Billy will celebrate also the Scots historical drouth for other great wines from Sauvignon Blanc Sancerre in the the Loire, to Bollinger Champagne from Port and Sherry in the Iberian peninsula to Napa Valley in California.

The ticket price includes tasting 3 different wines with suitable nibbles.

To purchase your ticket please contact:
Membership Secretary - rhona.maclean@yahoo.co.uk or 01250 875613

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